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Credit Card Deactivation Phishing Attempt

A fraudulent email is circulating with the following text:

Dear Credit Union Member,

The personal identification number (PIN) was entered incorrectly more than 3 times.  For your protection we have deactivated your card.

To reactivate your card please complete the authentication form or call (fraudulent phone number).

Thank you for choosing our services.

Kind Regards,
Credit Union Customer Service

If you receive this email, please delete it immediately.  Do not take the actions requested in the email.

If you receive an email claiming to be from SAFE Credit Union, which you suspect is aimed at defrauding you, please contact us at (916) 979-7233 or (800) 733-7233 and the FBI's Internet Fraud Complaint Center at  .

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